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Board Member — Palo Alto Unified School District

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the Board Member — Palo Alto Unified School District

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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Candidates

You can vote for 3 of these 6 candidates.

Katie Causey

Community Advocate
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Wellbeing That means listening to experts and acting...
  2. Equity Ensuring the opportunity gap does not get exacerbated...
  3. Student Voices They are the board's primary constituency...
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Matthew Nagle

Parent, Teacher, Principal
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Experienced leadership to reopen our schools safely...
  2. Educational success for all students, especially for...
  3. Open communication to all of our families, no matter...
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Todd Collins

Incumbent, Community Volunteer &...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. COVID Pandemic - do everything we can to support student...
  2. Closing the Achievement Gap - move beyond good intentions...
  3. Conservative Financial Management - use reserves wisely,...
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Jesse Fletcher Ladomirak

General Manager/CFO/Owner of a remodeling...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Mental Wellness: Student mental wellness begins with...
  2. Principled Budgeting: Budgets are ultimately policy...
  3. Educational Equity: “Until we get equality in education,...
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Jennifer Dibrienza

Incumbent, Educator
Top 3 Priorities
  1. COVID response - Do everything we can to support students...
  2. Educational equity - Continue systemic change in the...
  3. Educational excellence in conjunction with Wellness...
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Karna Nisewaner

Attorney/Mother
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Inspiring Education for All Students
  2. Thoughtful and Flexible Processes
  3. Transparent Communication
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